BA (Hons 2:1)
Marion Downey is NDARC’s Communications and Media Manager. Marion has worked as a medical journalist in the UK, the US and Australia, specialising in health policy and health economics. She was formerly the health writer for the Sydney Morning Herald before moving into health public affairs. She was Director of Public Affairs and Marketing at Central Sydney Area Health Service and Sydney South West Area Health Service from 2002 to 2008 where she specialised in crisis communications and has been invited to present at several a public affairs conferences on this subject. Since arriving at NDARC she has overseen the redevelopment of the website, the introduction of a social media program and the repositioning of the Annual Symposium.